2015 Audie Award Winners

The Audio Publishers Association announced the winners of the 2015 Audie Awards at a ceremony in New York on May 28. Winners of interest to genre fans include —

Graveyard Book audie COMP

CHILDREN’S TITLES FOR AGES 8-12

  • The Graveyard Book; by Neil Gaiman; Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, and Julian Rhind-Tutt; HarperAudio

DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION

  • The Graveyard Book; by Neil Gaiman; Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, and Julian Rhind-Tutt; HarperAudio

FANTASY

  • Words of Radiance; by Brandon Sanderson; Narrated by Kate Reading and Michael Kramer; Macmillan Audio

MULTI–VOICED PERFORMANCE

  • The Graveyard Book; by Neil Gaiman; Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, and Julian Rhind-Tutt; HarperAudio

PARANORMAL

  • The Girl with All the Gifts; by M.R. Carey; Narrated by Finty Williams; Hachette Audio

SCIENCE FICTION

  • The Martian; by Andy Weir; Narrated by R.C. Bray; Podium Publishing

SOLO NARRATION — MALE

  • The Hero’s Guide to Being an Outlaw; by Christopher Healy; Narrated by Bronson Pinchot; HarperAudio

PACKAGE DESIGN

  • The Light at the End; by Nicholas Briggs; Package Design by Alex Mallinson; Big Finish Productions

Doctor Who The Light At the End

The full list of winners follows the jump.

AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR

Mandela: An Audio History; by Nelson Mandela; Narrated by Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, and Joe Richman; Highbridge, a division of Recorded Books

AUDIO DRAMA

The Hound of the Baskervilles; by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by David Pichette and R. Hamilton Wright; Narrated by Geoffrey Arend, Wilson Bethel, Seamus Dever, Sarah Drew, Henri Lubatti, James Marsters, Christopher Neame, Moira Quirk, Darren Richardson; L.A. Theatre Works

AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

Not My Father’s Son; by Alan Cumming; Narrated by Alan Cumming; HarperAudio

BUSINESS/EDUCATIONAL

A More Beautiful Question; by Warren Berger; Narrated by Michael Quinlan; Audible, Inc.

CHILDREN’S TITLES FOR AGES 8-12

The Graveyard Book; by Neil Gaiman; Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, and Julian Rhind-Tutt; HarperAudio

CHILDREN’S TITLES FOR AGES UP TO 8

H.O.R.S.E.; by Christopher Myers; Narrated by Christopher Myers and Dion Graham; Live Oak Media

CLASSIC

The New York Stories; by John O’Hara; Narrated by E.L. Doctorow, Becky Ann Baker, Dylan Baker, Bobby Cannavale, Jon Hamm, Richard Kind, Jan Maxwell, Gretchen Mol, and Dallas Roberts; Penguin Random House Audio

DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION

The Graveyard Book; by Neil Gaiman; Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, and Julian Rhind-Tutt; HarperAudio

EROTICA

Alpha; by Jasinda Wilder; Narrated by Summer Roberts and Tyler Donne; ACX/Seth Clarke

FANTASY

Words of Radiance; by Brandon Sanderson; Narrated by Kate Reading and Michael Kramer; Macmillan Audio

FICTION

All the Light We Cannot See; by Anthony Doerr; Narrated by Zach Appelman; S. & S. Audio

HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY

The Bully Pulpit; by Doris Kearns Goodwin; Narrated by Edward Herrmann; S. & S. Audio

HUMOR

Yes Please; by Amy Poehler; Narrated by Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Mike Schur, Eileen and William Poehler, Patrick Stewart, and Kathleen Turner; HarperAudio

INSPIRATIONAL/FAITH-BASED FICTION

The Auschwitz Escape; by Joel C. Rosenberg; Narrated by Christopher Lane; Brilliance

INSPIRATIONAL/FAITH-BASED NONFICTION

Before Amen; by Max Lucado; Narrated by Ben Holland; Thomas Nelson

JUDGES’ AWARD: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

The Second Machine Age; by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee; Narrated by Jeff Cummings; Brilliance Publishing

LITERARY FICTION

Euphoria; by Lily King; Narrated by Simon Vance and Xe Sands; Blackstone Audio Inc.

MULTI–VOICED PERFORMANCE

The Graveyard Book; by Neil Gaiman; Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Neil Gaiman, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, and Julian Rhind-Tutt; HarperAudio

MYSTERY The Silkworm; by Robert Galbraith; Narrated by Robert Glenister; Hachette Audio

NARRATION BY THE AUTHOR or AUTHORS Not My Father’s Son; written and narrated by Alan Cumming; HarperAudio

NONFICTION

Furious Cool; by David Henry and Joe Henry; Narrated by Dion Graham; Tantor Media

ORIGINAL WORK

Mandela: An Audio History; by Nelson Mandela; Narrated by Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, and Joe Richman; Highbridge, a division of Recorded Books

PACKAGE DESIGN

The Light at the End; by Nicholas Briggs; Package Design by Alex Mallinson; Big Finish Productions

PARANORMAL

The Girl with All the Gifts; by M.R. Carey; Narrated by Finty Williams; Hachette Audio

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT What I Know For Sure; by Oprah Winfrey; Narrated by Oprah Winfrey; Macmillan Audio

ROMANCE The Bridges of Madison County; by Robert James Waller; Narrated by Kelli O’Hara and Steven Pasquale; Hachette Audio

SCIENCE FICTION The Martian; by Andy Weir; Narrated by R.C. Bray; Podium Publishing

SHORT STORIES/COLLECTIONS

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher; by Hilary Mantel; Narrated by Jane Carr; Macmillan Audio

SOLO NARRATION — FEMALE

Yellow Crocus; by Laila Ibrahim; Narrated by Bahni Turpin; Brilliance Publishing

SOLO NARRATION — MALE

The Hero’s Guide to Being an Outlaw; by Christopher Healy; Narrated by Bronson Pinchot; HarperAudio

TEENS

Egg & Spoon; by Gregory Maguire; Narrated by Michael Page; Brilliance Publishing

THRILLER/SUSPENSE

Those Who Wish Me Dead; by Michael Koryta; Narrated by Robert Petkoff; Hachette Audio

1 thought on “2015 Audie Award Winners

  1. Wow! I don’t listen to audio books, and I don’t read childrens’ literature, but I might make exceptions for Yes Please and The Graveyard Book, based on their casts of narrators.

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